Beacon Communications, producer of hit Dublin-rock pic "The Commitments," has sealed a five-year, 15-pic domestic distribution pact with Sony Pictures, ending a three-year deal at 20th Century Fox.
Zanne Devine has been promoted from director of acquisitions to veepee of acquisitions for Universal Pictures.
Jim Bloom has joined Sony Pictures Entertainment as veepee of production for its New Technologies division.
If Carolco Pictures and TCI go through with pay-per-view premieres, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer doesn't intend to distribute the films theatrically.
After several announced false starts regarding KGB-related television projects, NBC will make it onto the air with a two-hour special on the former Soviet Union's secret police May 25 -- the final…
Time Warner Thursday announced formation of a new record distribution company , Alternative Distribution Alliance, to specialize in alternative rock music.
"Prime Story," the nascent NBC prime time newsmagazine show, has two new anchors -- Tom Brokaw and Katie Couric. In addition, the show has a new executive producer, Jeff Zucker, trading places with…
Patricia Schultz has been promoted to VP, media relations, NBC West Coast, overseeing all Burbank-based entertainment and corporate publicity and reporting to president Don Ohlmeyer.
A bankruptcy judge Thursday approved SCI Television Inc.'s reorganization plan for emerging from a prepackaged Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing, giving Ronald Perelman control of the company.
With several Hollywood health plans increasingly on the losing end of the battle with soaring medical costs, a frequent topic of conversation among industry unions and employers is how things will…
Eddie Murphy will host the second annual MTV Movie Awards, set to air June 9 from the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank.